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Old September 17 2012, 03:22 PM   #16
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Re: What is the significance of the number 47?

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There are 47 47-year-old virgins that one day where promised 47 virgins if they watch all Star Trek episodes and films in a row without interruption.

wow, just wow
I knew one day it would happen... Today is the day I agree with JarodRussell...

Seriously, I do remember reading that JJ Abrams uses the number 47 in honor of his grandfather.
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Old September 18 2012, 10:51 PM   #17
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Re: What is the significance of the number 47?

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But 1 is the loneliest number...

I also thought it was the number of things that contained the numbers 4 and 7 in Trek too...

(for example)
USS Voyager NCC-74656
USS Defiant NX-72405
The Defiant's registry is NX-74205. OMG, I'm such a nerd...
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Old September 19 2012, 05:42 PM   #18
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Re: What is the significance of the number 47?

What, nobody's come into this thread about the number 47 to make a Mitt Romney joke?
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Old September 19 2012, 06:47 PM   #19
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Re: What is the significance of the number 47?

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Wow, and I turned 47 in 2004 when Enterprise was in the middle of sucking the life out of the franchise.
Which proves conclusively that its all your fault.
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Old September 19 2012, 07:03 PM   #20
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Re: What is the significance of the number 47?

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What, nobody's come into this thread about the number 47 to make a Mitt Romney joke?
The punchline is "47 summer homes", right?
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Old September 19 2012, 08:33 PM   #21
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Re: What is the significance of the number 47?

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Seriously, I do remember reading that JJ Abrams uses the number 47 in honor of his grandfather.
I think I know that tidbit you're on about, but that was number was for whatever the registry that the Kelvin had, and it was his grandad's birthday, IIRC.
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Old September 20 2012, 12:37 AM   #22
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Re: What is the significance of the number 47?

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But 1 is the loneliest number...

I also thought it was the number of things that contained the numbers 4 and 7 in Trek too...

(for example)
USS Voyager NCC-74656
USS Defiant NX-72405
The Defiant's registry is NX-74205. OMG, I'm such a nerd...
A typo as a result of typing with one hand and fending off a very affectionate puppy with the other.
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Old September 21 2012, 06:52 PM   #23
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Re: What is the significance of the number 47?

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A typo as a result of typing with one hand and fending off a very affectionate puppy with the other.[/QUOTE]

Huh... I've never heard that particular euphemism before.
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Old September 21 2012, 07:02 PM   #24
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Re: What is the significance of the number 47?

Well, we're talking about it. That's the only real lasting significance of an easter egg. As the Doctor said, "it's a thing. No one really questions a thing, they just go, "oh, it's a thing.'"

See also: Lost's polar bear, Psych's pineapples...
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Old September 23 2012, 02:19 AM   #25
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Re: What is the significance of the number 47?

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There are 47 47-year-old virgins that one day where promised 47 virgins if they watch all Star Trek episodes and films in a row without interruption.
And then they were given each other, which means they're all short one of the promised virgins.


OP: it's 5 over the meaning of life, isn't that enough?
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Old September 26 2012, 08:05 AM   #26
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Re: What is the significance of the number 47?

Next year will be 47 years since TOS first aired.
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